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Reading the Book of Mormon from the Right Perspective

Hebrew metaphysical paradigm. The word metaphysics originated with Aristotle, circa 322 bc. It is a division of philosophy that deals ontology—the science of being. The Greeks viewed a physical object as something different than the idea of or word for the physical object. The Hebrews viewed reality and truth differently than this Greek metaphysical construct, because the Hebrew paradigm makes […]

The Three Witness

The Testimony of the Witnesses. There were three witnesses of the golden plates who received the ministration of the angel Moroni, Oliver Cowdery, Martin Harris and David Whitmer. In addition, there were eight that viewed the plates when Joseph Smith, with permission of Moroni, showed them the ancient record. There is not space in this posting to consider the eleven […]